August 26, 1922 – April 22, 2013
Belarindo ‘Ben’ Romano, 90, passed away April 22, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Gloria L. (Beretta) Romano to whom he was married to for 62 years. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Joseph and Clementina (Barnabei) Romano. Devoted father of Carol J. Clark, Bennie J. Romano, and Susan M. Romano and her fiancé Ronald Gelineau; grandfather of Walter A. Clark and Christopher J. Romano. He was the brother of the late Marino Romano. Mr. Romano served in the Navy during WWII. He retired from Davisville and enjoyed many cherished years with his family. Visitation Thursday 4-7 p.m. Funeral Friday at 9 a.m. from the PONTARELLI-MARINO Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence followed by a committal service with military honors at 10:30 am at the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd, Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
- Funeral Service Friday, April 19, 2013
- Visitation Thursday, April 25, 2013
- Committal Service Friday, April 26, 2013
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April 27, 2013
Our deepest sympathy is extended to your family. We shared many occasions with Aunt Ida, Ben, Gloria, Esther and Jack. We will keep your in our thoughts and prayers.
Eva Iacchei and family
April 26, 2013
The Romano Family,
So sorry to hear of Ben's passing. I swam with he and your Mom for many years at the North Providence Natotorium. They were wonderful people. Keep fond memories always close to your hearts. They are reunited and watching over all of you. Karen Picard
Barbara (Atkinson) Delbou
April 25, 2013
My very deepest heartfelt sympathy to the Romano family.
April 24, 2013
We miss those visit to Fort Lauderdale that Ben and Glo did to visit John. How he so enjoy those walk across the Las Olas Bridge to the beach.
The Staff of Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home
April 24, 2013
Offering our deepest condolences at this difficult time.